The Path to Vietnam: Origins of the American Commitment to Southeast Asia
- Publish Date: 1989-07-11
- Binding: Paperback
- Author: Andrew J. Rotter
What path led Americans to Vietnam? Why and how did the United States become involved in this conflict? Drawing on materials from published and unpublished sources in America and Great Britain, historian Andrew Rotter uncovers and analyzes the surprisingly complex reasons for America's fateful decision to provide economic and military aid to the nations of Southeast Asia in May 1950.